LIHEAP is a federally-funded program that helps low-income households with their energy bills. If your income and other requirements qualify for the program, you may be assisted with one or more of the following types of services:
The LIHEAP program in your community decides if your household's income qualifies. Households may also be required to meet additional eligibility criteria to receive LIHEAP assistance.
For those who qualify, assistance is available to help with payment of your energy bill. To find out if you qualify, complete the online pre-application found at virtualroma.mdhs.ms.gov. Once the pre-application is submitted, information on services you may qualify for will appear on the screen.
While you must apply for LIHEAP funds online, your local community action agency can provide answers to questions about LIHEAP, as well as other information on a number of resources and programs that offer low income, handicapped and elderly customers help with energy bills. Here are some of the agencies in the Mississippi Power area: